Working Drawings and Other Visible Things on Paper Not Necessarily Meant to be Viewed as Art
  • artists' book
  • wrappers
  • offset-printed
  • glue bound
  • slipcase
  • black-and-white
  • 29 x 27.7 x 6.5 cm.
  • 5 vol. : 4 vol. [182] pp. each ; 1 vol. 34 pp.
  • edition size 450
  • unsigned and unnumbered
  • ISBN 3883752649

Working Drawings and Other Visible Things on Paper Not Necessarily Meant to be Viewed as Art

Mel Bochner, Christophe Cherix, Laurent Jenny, James Meyer, Carl Andre, Anonymous, A. Babakhanian, Jo Baer, John Cage, M. Carsiodes, Tom Clancy, Dan Flavin, Jim Freed, Milton Glaser, Dan Graham, Eva Hesse, Alfred Jensen, Donald Judd, Michael Kirby, William Kolakoski, Robert Lepper, Sol LeWitt, Robert Mangold, Robert Moskowitz, Tom Russell, Robert Smithson, Kenneth Snelson, Karlheinz Stockhausen, Tippetts-Abbett-McCarthy-Stratton

Working Drawings and Other Visible Things on Paper Not Necessarily Meant to be Viewed as Art

description

Originally conceived as an exhibition, shown at the Visual Arts Gallery, School of Visual Arts, New York, December 2 - December, 1966, Bochner compiled notebook pages and working drawings by Mel Bochner, Christophe Cherix, Laurent Jenny, James Meyer, Carl Andre, Anonymous, A. Babakhanian, Jo Baer, John Cage, M. Carsiodes, Tom Clancy, Dan Flavin, Jim Freed, Milton Glaser, Dan Graham, Eva Hesse, Alfred Jensen, Donald Judd, Michael Kirby, William Kolakoski, Robert Lepper, Sol LeWitt, Robert Mangold, Robert Moskowitz, Tom Russell, Robert Smithson, Kenneth Snelson, Karlheinz Stockhausen, Tippetts-Abbett-McCarthy-Stratton into a xeroxed volume which was then presented in four identical copes, each on their own pedestal.

This publication, inspired by the original presentation, consists of four identical volumes, plus a new volume of critical texts on the work within a slipcase. Fifth volume texts by Christophe Cherix, Laurent Jenny, James Meyer in parallel French and English.

references

"Book as Artwork 1960 / 1972" by Germano Celant. London, United Kingdom : Nigel Greenwood Inc. Ltd., 1972, pp. 63.
"Esthétique du Livre d'Artiste 1960 / 1980" by Anne Moeglin-Delcroix. Paris, France : Jean-Michel Place / Bibliothèque Nationale de France, 1997, pp. 147.
"Materializing Six Years : Lucy R. Lippard and the Emergence of Conceptual Art" by Catherine Morris, Vincent Bonin, Julia Bryan-Wilson. Brooklyn / Cambridge, NY / MA : Brooklyn Museum / MIT Press, 2012, pp. 110-114.